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== The Team ==
== The Team ==
Chairman: '''[ Or Katz]'''.
* Chapter Co-Chairs: '''[ Shira Shamban]''' and '''[ Ori Troyna]'''
* Chapter Leaders:  '''[ Or Katz]''', '''[ Avi Douglen]''', ''' Ofer Maor'''
* Chapter Leaders:  '''[ Shira Shamban]''', '''[ Ori Troyna]''' and '''[ Avi Douglen]'''  
* Chapter Board:  '''[[User:YossiOren|Dr. Yossi Oren]]''', '''Shira Shamban''', '''Josh Grossman''', '''Ori Troyna''', '''[[User:Eyigal|Yigal Elefant]]'''
* Chapter Board:  '''[ Or Katz]''', '''[[User:YossiOren|Dr. Yossi Oren]]''', '''Josh Grossman''', '''[ Ofer Maor]'''
* Chapter Founder: '''[ Ofer Shezaf]'''
* Chapter Founder: '''[ Ofer Shezaf]'''
* [[OWASP_Top10_Hebrew|OWASP Top 10 Hebrew]]: Or Katz
* [[OWASP_Top10_Hebrew|OWASP Top 10 Hebrew]]: Or Katz
* Homepage Maintenance: Avi Douglen, Ofer Maor, Yossi Oren, [[User:Eyigal|Yigal Elefant]]
* Homepage Maintenance: Avi Douglen, Ofer Maor, Yossi Oren
* Mailing List Management: Or Katz, Avi Douglen, Ofer Maor
* Mailing List Management: Shira Shamban, Ori Troyna, Or Katz
== General Activity ==
== General Activity ==

Latest revision as of 04:22, 5 September 2019

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OWASP Israel

Welcome to the Israel chapter homepage.


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The Team

General Activity

  • An annual conference, usually in September or October.
  • Periodic meetings. If you would like to host a meeting or speak in one contact Avi Douglen or Or Katz.
  • Translation of OWASP resources to Hebrew
  • Spreading the Word - Reaching out for more people, especially outside of the AppSec community.


Get ready for OWASP AppSec Israel 2018, to be held on 5-6 September, 2018!

  • Chapter Meetings

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    Upcoming events

    No events are scheduled at the moment.

    Past events

    • Feb 18, 2020 (17:30): OWASP Meetup Feb Office, Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 4 · Tel Aviv-Yafo, I am pleased to have another Docker image security workshop to make sure everyone can make it this time. Note it is hands-on workshop with limited seats for better attention, we have more coming, please register if you are interested. Agenda:17:30 - 18:00: Gathering and Networking 18:00 - 18:30: Barak SchosterEmbedding security into your Terraform codeIncorporating infrastructure-as-code into soft (read more)
    • Jan 21, 2020 (17:00): OWASP Meetup January 2020ZOOZ Office, Hagag Ha'arbaa Towers - The North Tower, Floor 24 · Tel Aviv, Please note it is hands-on workshop with limited seats for better attention, we have more coming, please register if you are interested. please bring your laptops and make sure to install an IDE and Docker before the workshop Our quarterly OWASP Israel meetup in Tel Aviv.This time be ready to use your laptops! If you use docker and would like to understand why images can be malicious, we are plann (read more)
    • Nov 6, 2019 (17:30): OWASP Meetup November 2019 Akamai Israel Ltd., Totseret ha-Arets St 8 · Tel Aviv-Yafo, Our quarterly OWASP Israel meetup in Akamai office in Tel Aviv.This time it is done together with DevSecCon! Agenda:17:30 - 18:15: Gathering and Networking 18:15 - 18:20: Opening words (Ori Troyna co-lead OWASP) 18:20 - 18:50: What’s new in the ASVS 4.0Josh Grossman - Head of security services AppSec Labs OWASP’s Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) is one of the few comprehensive (read more)
    • Jun 25, 2019 (17:30): OWASP Meetup June 2019 Derech Menachem Begin 125, Derech Menachem Begin 125 · Tel Aviv-Yafo, Save the date! we will have our quarterly OWASP Israel meetup in Imperva office in Tel Aviv. Agenda:17:30 - 18:00: Gathering and Networking 18:00 - 18:45: Troy Hunt - 'Rise of the Breaches'Data breaches are the new normal. We’ve created ecosystems with so many moving parts and so many complex units, it’s little wonder that we so frequently see them go wrong. A combination of more systems, more (read more)
    • May 26, 2019 (09:00): Global AppSec Tel AvivInterContinental David Tel Aviv, Kaufmann St 12 · Tel Aviv-Yafo, (Locked placeholder event) Make sure to sign up at --- The OWASP Israel chapter will be hosting OWASP Global AppSec Tel Aviv, on May 26-30, 2019. This is a flagship event for the Global OWASP Foundation, and we are expecting hundreds of OWASP leaders and security professionals from across Europe and (read more)
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Hebrew Translations

The OWASP Top 10, 2013 version was translated to Hebrew!

It is now available for download.

The OWASP Risk Rating Methodology, part of the OWASP Testing Project, has been translated to Hebrew, and is available for download in PDF format. Much thanks to Tal Argoni from TriadSec.

Additional Resources

If you have anything else on your mind, please speak up! Contact Avi Douglen with any ideas you have.

Name Date Location Attendance
AppSec Israel 2017 October 17-18, 2017 College of Management more than 800 attendees!
Use the AppSec Israel 2017 website to download presentations and videos
AppSec Israel 2016 September 19th 2016 College of Management more than 650 attendees!
Use the presentations info page to download presentations and videos
AppSec Israel 2015 October 13th, 2015 College of Management over 550 participants!
Use the presentations info page to download presentations
AppSec Israel 2014 September 2nd, 2014 IDC over 450 participants!
Use the presentations info page to download presentations
OWASP Israel 2013 October 1st, 2013 480 participants!
Use the presentations info page to download presentations
OWASP Israel 2012 conference Sep 5th, 2012 IDC
OWASP Israel 2011 Conference Sep 15th, 2011 IDC in Herzeliya 350 attendees
OWASP Israel 2010 Conference Sep 6th, 2010 IDC in Herzliya 150 attendees
OWASP Israel 2009 Sunday, September 6th 2009 Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
You can find the agenda and uploaded presentations here
The OWASP Israel 2008 conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) September 14th, 2008 Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya 250 attendees
OWASP Israel at the IDC Security Road Show June 3rd, 2008
OWASP sponsored the IDC Security Road Show event in Israel. Thanks for Iris Lev-Ari and Tomer Teller for the help in the OWASP booth.
OWASP Israel 2007 conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) Dec 3rd 2007 Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
The 1st official OWASP conference in Israel, was held on Dec 3rd 2007 at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.

The conference really set itself as an event you must come to if you have anything to do with application security. pictures from the conference

Name Date Location Attendance
OWASP Israel June 2017 June 20th, 2017 Intuit Israel, HaHarash St. 4, Hod Hasharon
OWASP Israel April 2017 April 3rd, 2017 Checkmarx's offices, in the Amot Atrium Tower, 2 Jabotinsky St., Ramat Gan 75 people
OWASP Israel January 2017 January 18th, 2017 Radware’s Tel Aviv offices, at Raul Wallenberg 22, Ramat HaChayal 120 people
OWASP Israel June 2016 June 14, 2016 Amdocs Auditorium in Raanana
OWASP Israel April 2016 April 12, 2016 HP Enterprise in Yehud 150 participants
OWASP Israel February 2016 February 2, 2016 F5 Networks in Tel Aviv
OWASP Israel June 2015 June 16, 2015 Microsoft in Herzeliya 120 participants
OWASP Israel March 2015 March 30, 2015 NCR in Raanana 120 participants
OWASP Israel June 2014 June 16, 2014 F5 Networks in Tel Aviv 110 participants
OWASP Israel April 2014 April 23, 2014 Akamai in Herzliya Pituach 100 participants
OWASP Israel January 2014 January 14th, 2014 Amdocs in Ra'anana 120 participants
OWASP Israel May 2013 May 28th, 2013 RSA 80 participants
OWASP Israel February 2013 February 12th, 2013 E&Y
Hebrew version
OWASP Israel Jun-2010 Jun 22nd, 2010 IBM/Watchfire in Herzliya
OWASP Israel Feb-2010 Feb 9th, 2010 Amdocs in Ra'anana 70 attendees
OWASP Israel Jan-2010 Jan 12th, 2010 Breach Security in Herzliya 60 attendees
OWASP Israel Dec-2009 Dec 2009 IBM/Watchfire in Herzliya
OWASP Israel May 2009 meeting May 7th, 2009 IBM in Park Azorim in Petach-Tikva
The presentations were:
  • Web-Based Man-in-the-Middle Attack, Adi Sharabani, IBM (more info)
  • Automation Attacks and Counter Measures, Ofer Shezaf, Xiom (presentation)
Full details in Hebrew
OWASP Israel March 2009 meeting March 26th, 2009 Tel-Aviv University 60 attendees
The presentations were:
  • Securing cellular web applications, Mikko Saario, Founder, OWASP Finland, Security Architect, Large Telecom Solution Provider (download)
  • Real world implementation of a PCI DSS compliance key management, Yaron Hakon, 2bsecure (download)
  • Detecting RFI attacks, Or Katz, Breach Security (download)
  • WAFEC 2.0 - Do WAFs deliver?, Ofer Shezaf, Xiom (download)
Full details in Hebrew
OWASP Israel January 2009 meeting January 28th, 2009 Checkpoint 100 people
The presentations were:
  • Improving Web Application Firewall testing for better deployment in production network, Gregory Fresnais from BreakingPoint, visiting us from France (download)
  • Web 2.0 Hacking, Nimrod Luria, Qrity (download)
  • Wiki Security, Ofer Shezaf, Xiom (download)

Chapter Sponsors

The OWASP Israel chapter's yearly activity is being supported by the generous sponsorship of the following companies:

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